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MSE News: Megabus ads which promised £1 fares...

Two Megabus adverts promising £1 fares have been banned by the Advertising Standards Authority - after the budget travel firm admitted there was only one £1 seat available for each route...
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  • Paul_DNAPPaul_DNAP Forumite
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    It is really about time that the ASA really start to define some sort of guidance on how exactly key phrases such as from and up to are used in advertising. I had often suspected that megabus only had one seat in a blue moon available at £1, and I wonder just how many items are actually reduced in a up to 75% off sale on the high street.
    (Although I could be wrong, I often am.)
  • Neil49Neil49 Forumite
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    We occasionally get a left hand drive Megabus where we live and it's only 1 euro.

    I've been tempted to try and book at that price but their website is strictly in £.
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